The city of Davangere (Davangere) is located 260 km away from Bangalore, at the Western Ghats foothills. Over the years the city has turned out to be a major centre for economy and business. Davangere was earlier significant for its cotton mills and was a textile centre. Also called the Manchester of Karnataka, the city […]
Situated in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Davangere city lies in the state of Karnataka in India. Earlier this place was known for its textile business’ and cotton mills but now it’s famous for education and a prominent center for business and economy. Davangere district was established in 1997 after it separated itself from Chitradurga. This place is also famous for its delicious Benne Dosa.
Statue in front of Durgambika temple, Davangere. Image Courtesy Suchitmore
The Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary that is home to different species of animals and birds like the wild boar, leopards, giant squirrel, Malabar whistling thrush and grey jungle fowls is a popular tourist destination. The Siruvani waterfalls and Dam are also worth seeing. Built hundreds of years ago, the Durgambika temple was built during the rule of Chalukyas and quite popular among tourists. Some of the temples worth seeing in this place are Neerthadi Ranganath temple, Uchangidurga- a temple and a fort lying on top of a hill, Nandigudi Basava temple, and Naraganahalli Anjaneya Temple.
The St. Thomas Church built in 1946 built in the Roman Catholic Style is a beautiful and peaceful place that attracts tourists from all over. Known for its breathtakingly beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the Kunduvada Kere is another popular tourist destination in Davangere. Sri Chennagiri Rangappa Clock Tower is also a must-see spot. The best time to visit Davangere is from October to March. Learn more about Davangere here.
District: Davangere Town: Shamanur Temple: Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple The Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple in Shamanur, Davangere district of Karnataka is a famous place of worship. Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple – Overview Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple is located in Shamanur village of Davangere district of Karnataka. This temple is dedicated to […]
District: Davangere Town: Shivajinagar locality, Davangere Temple: Durgambika Temple Durgambika Temple The Sri Durgambika Temple is located in the Old town or Halepet area, Shivaji Nagar in Davangere district of Karnataka. Durgambika Temple – Overview This temple is in the heart of the Davangere City, the district headquarters of Davangere district located 250 Km from […]
District: Bellary Town: Kudligi Temple: Shri Guru Kottureshwara Temple The Shri Guru Kottureshwara Temple, dedicated to Saint Kottureshwara, is a renowned temple situated in the Bellary district in Karnataka. Every year people throng to this temple to get blessings. This is one of the ancient temples in South India and lies 19 km away from […]
District: Davanagere Town: Harihar Temple: Harihareshwara Temple The Harihareshwara Temple is located in the Davanagere district near the town of Harihar. Harihareshwara Temple – Overview This wonderful temple is the abode of Lord Vishnu. The temple is also known as God’s Own House. The hills of Harihareshwar, Pushpadri, Harishinachal and Bramhadri surround this place. Harihareshwar […]